We changed our name from IT Central Station: Here's why

Infor M3 vs Microsoft Dynamics AX comparison

Cancel
You must select at least 2 products to compare!
Infor M3 Logo
2,475 views|2,183 comparisons
Microsoft Dynamics AX Logo
3,487 views|2,308 comparisons
Featured Review
Find out what your peers are saying about Infor M3 vs. Microsoft Dynamics AX and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
564,997 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Quotes From Members
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use.
Here are some excerpts of what they said:
Pros
"provides all modules, supply chain, HR - it's good for management.""The most valuable feature of this solution is the Infor GL tool that allows us to do our application support and development."

More Infor M3 Pros →

"I like that it's a complete ERP solution from production level to branch level.""One of the valuable features of the solution is how easy it is to use.""The most valuable feature I've found is the UI functionality.""The stability is very good.""Dynamics AX provides a lot of functionality.""It is stable, suitable for businesses, and covers all business needs.""It is easy to use, and it has a great UI. It has very well-structured modules. In terms of setup and configuration, they're logically placed, which makes it easy for any user to pick up information and learn more about the system, rather than just be plain key users of that business operating system.""If anyone is familiar with Microsoft products then they can handle it easily."

More Microsoft Dynamics AX Pros →

Cons
"The solution is stable but not agile.""The implementation could be simplified, it's complex."

More Infor M3 Cons →

"The integration could improve for the future.""This solution could be improved with more expert resources and an easier implementation process.""They should include some modules related to solving customer problems or resolving support tickets from our customers — like a help desk for ERPs.""It could be more scalable and stable. It would also be better if the interface were more integrated with the Microsoft ecosystem because 2012 is not really integrated.""There are so many errors.""If I had to add something in the next release, it would probably be a mobile application for a sister application of Dynamics 365; not the ERP but the Dynamics 365 HR solution. It would definitely help if we could have Microsoft or a Microsoft partner introduce a mobile application for it.""There might be some features to support localizations that could be helpful to add.""The solution in general just needs a few quality improvements."

More Microsoft Dynamics AX Cons →

Pricing and Cost Advice
Information Not Available
  • "The pricing is expensive."
  • "It's too expensive for customers to take this on themselves. As partners, we will buy this on behalf of the customers and then charge this value for each project."
  • "It is $180 to $200 per user per month with a minimum of 20 users, which makes selling the product a bit difficult."
  • "I don't know how much this solution costs off the top of my head, but I know that the cloud and SaaS solutions are cheaper."
  • "It has a pay-as-you-go subscription."
  • "The initial investment cost goes up due to the hidden cost."
  • "We pay for licensing yearly to use Microsoft Dynamics AX."
  • More Microsoft Dynamics AX Pricing and Cost Advice →

    report
    Use our free recommendation engine to learn which ERP solutions are best for your needs.
    564,997 professionals have used our research since 2012.
    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer: 
    Infor M3 is a solid ERP, I worked with it prior to the Lawson/Infor merger. Very strong in process manufacturing with a good history in Food & Beverage, Life Sciences, and other verticals. S3 is used… more »
    Top Answer: 
    provides all modules, supply chain, HR - it's good for management.
    Top Answer: 
    From a technology perspective, this is an old solution making it harder to integrate and maintain. Ideally, they should be offering a cloud-based alternative.
    Top Answer: 
    The most valuable feature I've found is the UI functionality.
    Top Answer: 
    The biggest improvement needed with the solution is security control or rights control to internal users. There is much improvement needed in that product line. Gradual level controls were missing, or… more »
    Top Answer: 
    We belong to a manufacturing automobile company, and we are using this application for: * end-to-end ERP * Enterprise resource planning application right from our stores * Production planning to… more »
    Ranking
    16th
    out of 54 in ERP
    Views
    2,475
    Comparisons
    2,183
    Reviews
    2
    Average Words per Review
    281
    Rating
    7.0
    7th
    out of 54 in ERP
    Views
    3,487
    Comparisons
    2,308
    Reviews
    12
    Average Words per Review
    507
    Rating
    7.6
    Comparisons
    Also Known As
    Infor Lawson M3, Lawson M3
    Dynamics AX, Axapta, MS Dynamics AX
    Learn More
    Overview

    Infor M3 offers ultimate flexibility in operations, technology, and scale. As a multi-site, multi-country, and multi-company solution, M3 empowers your organization to adapt to changing business needs. It provides flexibility in managing mixed-mode and complex environments, with the agility to make quick adjustments at any time. Written in Java, M3 also gives you platform independence and choice.

    Microsoft Dynamics AX is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that is simple to learn and use so you can deliver value faster, take advantage of business opportunities, and drive user involvement and innovation across the organization.
    Offer
    Learn more about Infor M3
    Learn more about Microsoft Dynamics AX
    Sample Customers
    Grosfillex, High Five Sportswear, L_derach, OTK Group, PHS Group, Propper International, Red Wing Shoe Company, Reynolds Catering Supplies, Saudi Diesel, Sheetz, Zeppelin, Zodiac Aerospace
    ConQuaestor, D & H Distributing, Sunny Queen, Mesa Associates, Britax Childcare, Ibema, Arafa, Sabo S.p.A.
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company31%
    Comms Service Provider28%
    Manufacturing Company4%
    Government4%
    REVIEWERS
    Manufacturing Company46%
    Real Estate/Law Firm15%
    Retailer15%
    Computer Software Company15%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company29%
    Comms Service Provider22%
    Manufacturing Company6%
    Energy/Utilities Company5%
    Company Size
    No Data Available
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business57%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise26%
    Find out what your peers are saying about Infor M3 vs. Microsoft Dynamics AX and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
    564,997 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Infor M3 is ranked 16th in ERP with 2 reviews while Microsoft Dynamics AX is ranked 7th in ERP with 14 reviews. Infor M3 is rated 7.0, while Microsoft Dynamics AX is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Infor M3 writes "Helps to keep things in order, and they have good technical support that is responsive". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Dynamics AX writes "Provides a lot of functionality". Infor M3 is most compared with SAP ERP, Infor LN, SAP S4HANA, Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Infor LX, whereas Microsoft Dynamics AX is most compared with SAP S4HANA, SAP ERP, Oracle E-Business Suite, JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and Infor LN. See our Infor M3 vs. Microsoft Dynamics AX report.

    See our list of best ERP vendors and best Activity Based Costing Software vendors.

    We monitor all ERP reviews to prevent fraudulent reviews and keep review quality high. We do not post reviews by company employees or direct competitors. We validate each review for authenticity via cross-reference with LinkedIn, and personal follow-up with the reviewer when necessary.